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Gplat building.
Hey just received some gplat wire red version I do know there is controversy about it not being safe I have done a little research but that's besides the point. I've done a few builds and the resistance just seems to be constantly to low even with adding wraps and size. I just did a 8 wrap 3mm with 22 gauge and it read .05 I am aiming low but not that low not sure if this is common for this wire or maybe my ohm reader is going out look forward to your replys thanks.
27-09-2015 10:44 PM
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RE: Gplat building.
The controversy was due to Gplat being a marketing scam with rippoff prices as the wire was nothing more than 317L Stainless Steel (it's safe to use)

Having not used it myself, I can't be a great help but I know it's lower resistance than Kanthal.

You could try usingĀ http://www.steam-engine.org/coil.asp as it allows you to select 317L wire for calculations.
28-09-2015 12:56 PM
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RE: Gplat building.
You could try a thinner version of it as that will be higher resistance. Most affordable ohm meters are wildly unreliable at 0.1 ohms or below. Accurate and reliable milliohm meters cost in the hundreds of dollars

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28-09-2015 01:46 PM
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RE: Gplat building.
That makes sense I have a coil master ohm meter reading .05 and my wotofo meter reading .08
28-09-2015 02:09 PM
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